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Senior Support Worker

Basic Job Overview

> Senior Support Worker<
> Swansea <
> Job Type: Full Time / Permanent <
> Salary: £13 – £13.50/hour <

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About The Role

Senior Support Worker, Swansea.
Salary: £30,758 – £31,941 (Based on £13.00 – £13.50 per hour)
Full-time: 45.5 hours per week 
Do you want a rewarding role with an excellent work-life balance? Do you want to work as part of a team that really cares? Do you want to make a significant difference to the lives of young people? If so – this is the job for you!
Priority Childcare provides real support from real people. We are focused on the future, and our small and welcoming homes are staffed by teams of supportive carers who build trusting relationships with children and enable them to feel safe, secure, and cared for. We care for children who have support needs associated with social, emotional and mental health difficulties, and work with them to help them meet their full potential and transition towards independence.
Rhos Cottage is a four-bedded house including two transitional flats in the grounds. It is set in two acres of land, and is close to the many amenities of Swansea.
A day in the life of a Senior Support Worker with Priority Childcare involves:

Providing leadership to less experienced staff to ensure the development of best resident care practice and optimal outcomes for the children.
Improving the quality of life of the children who live in the home including preparing healthy meals.
Promoting the rights of the children to be treated with dignity and respect in every aspect of their lives.
Establishing supportive relationships with the children and encourage the development of stable relationships between the children and other staff, and their families and friends.
Ensuring that all care plans, key-working files and care files are updated and accurate and maintained.
Supporting the staff team in their role of key-worker and facilitate training as required.
Ensuring the protection of resident students from significant harm, by exercising vigilance, observing changes in the children’s behaviour or appearance.To be a successful Senior Support Worker with Priority Childcare, you’ll need:

QCF Level 3 is essential or willing to work towards it.
A can-do attitude, caring and reliable nature.
Compassion and empathy.
Enthusiasm to promote independence & choice.
A strong work ethic.
Excellent communication.
Ability to work flexibly.
Hold a current valid driver’s license.In return for your Skills and Expertise, you’ll receive:

A salary between £13.00 – £13.50 an hour.
A fully paid Induction Training Programme, DBS and Social Care registration.
Paid training for nationally recognised Health and Social Care Qualifications.
Enrolment in a Company Pension Scheme: 3%employer/5%employee contribution.
Career progression opportunities – we have an excellent track record of internal promotions.
Eligibility for a “Blue Light Card” for additional discounts at a range of retailers.
Enhanced maternity/paternity pay after 12 months of employment.
‘Refer a friend’ scheme – earn up to £1000 per Support Worker or Learning Support Assistant you refer to work for us.
Bank Holiday – day in lieu if worked regardless of on/off rota.
Loyalty Bonus.
£25 Xmas Voucher.
Life Assurance – after probation.
Medicash Health Plan – after probation.
Covid Sickness Payment up to 5 days fully paid – after probation.
Employee Assistance Scheme, including confidential Counselling and Support Sessions and access to Salary Financing Services.Priority Childcare is part of Orbis Education and Care we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff. We remain committed to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination. 

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